Buffalo Man Sentenced In Deadly Shooting

Modified: July 12, 2017 11:14am

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Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 33-year-old Daren Alexis of Buffalo has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice M. William Boller to 20 years in prison plus five years post-release supervision. 

In June, Alexis pleaded guilty to Manslaughter in the First Degree as jury selection began in his trial. 

On August 5, 2016, about 1:20 p.m., in the vicinity of 128 French Street, Buffalo, Alexis fatally shot the victim, 26-year-old Jadero Kelley of Buffalo. 

DA Flynn commends the investigative work of Buffalo Police Captain Randall Ammerman and Homicide Detectives Michael Mordino, Richard Wagstaff, Christopher Sterlace and William Cooley. 

Assistant District Attorneys Michael D. Smith and Meredith M. Mohun prosecuted the case.